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These 7 countries are responsible for over 60 percent of global warming

January 20, 2014 by legitgov

These 7 countries are responsible for over 60 percent of global warming --The U.S. is by far the worst offender 17 Jan 2014 Throughout a century of climate-damaging activity, seven countries have emerged as the worst offenders. According to a new study published in Environmental Research Letters, the U.S., China, Russia, Brazil, India, Germany and the UK top the list. The research, as digested by New Scientist: ...Damon Matthews of Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and his colleagues calculated national contributions to warming by weighting each type of emission according to the atmospheric lifetime of the temperature change it causes...The US is the clear leader, responsible for 0.15 °C, or 22 percent of the 0.7 °C warming.

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